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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


The VPN downloader in the download_install component in Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client 3.1.x before 3.1.00495 on Linux accepts arbitrary X.509 server certificates without user interaction, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information via vectors involving an invalid certificate, aka Bug ID CSCua11967.

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CWE-200 - Information Exposure

An information exposure vulnerability is categorized as an information flow (IF) weakness, which can potentially allow unauthorized access to otherwise classified information in the application, such as confidential personal information (demographics, financials, health records, etc.), business secrets, and the application's internal environment.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published